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Right Patient Right Bed

Right Patient Right Bed

Right Patient Right Bed examined ways to minimise clinical risk where there are delays in transferring patients from Kempsey District Hospital to Port Macquarie Base Hospital.
Kempsey District Hospital
Added: 20 August 2020
Last updated: 3 September 2020
Optimising Screening and Isolation for Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales

Optimising Screening and Isolation for Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales

Screening for carbapenemase-producing enterobacterales (CPE) and isolation in single rooms while awaiting test results is recommended for hospitalised patients who are at risk of CPE carriage. However, single rooms are limited in hospitals and isolation can adversely impact on patients. This project studied the effect of a rapid CPE test on reducing the time that patients are unnecessarily placed in isolation pending screening results....
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Added: 18 August 2020
Last updated: 3 September 2020
Hospital acquired complications and documentation enhancement project

Hospital acquired complications and documentation enhancement project

This project is designed to clarify the validity of HACs as coded via clinical coding. It aims to review and assess the HACs, highlighting areas of clinical practice which require training or overhaul to reduce production of HACs. Documentation education will also take place to boost content-related activity, and to support the attraction of optimum National Weighted Average Units.
South East Regional Hospital
Added: 27 May 2020
Last updated: 12 June 2020
Bega Valley Health Service Mentoring Program

Bega Valley Health Service Mentoring Program

This ongoing project pairs new or inexperienced staff with senior, more experienced staff. The objective is to enable staff development, which can lead to added confidence and enhanced clinical practice, as a result of passing on knowledge and skills.
Bega District Hospital
Added: 27 May 2020
Last updated: 12 June 2020
Improved Comprehensive Service for Adolescents who Re-present to the Emergency Department

Improved Comprehensive Service for Adolescents who Re-present to the Emergency Department

This project has two objectives. Firstly, it is designed to improve the mental health service for adolescents who present to Lismore Base Hospital’s emergency department. Secondly, it is designed to provide a more streamlined and comprehensive after care service in order to prevent re-presentations to the ED.
Lismore Base Hospital
Added: 22 April 2020
Last updated: 10 June 2020
Pursuing a cure for Alzheimer’s – but where are the patients?

Pursuing a cure for Alzheimer’s – but where are the patients?

There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease and the Neuropsychiatry Service clinical trials team work tirelessly to discover an effective treatment. Patients with an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis are not often referred through the service.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 24 March 2020
Last updated: 20 April 2020
Improving pre-hospital major trauma clinical performance

Improving pre-hospital major trauma clinical performance

This project aims to identify reasons for the secondary retrieval and address areas where improvements to paramedic management may be made.
NSW Ambulance
Added: 24 March 2020
Last updated: 20 April 2020
Healthy Lifestyles Project for newly arrived young people

Healthy Lifestyles Project for newly arrived young people

This project addressed two significant gaps in service provision for newly arrived young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds: prevention of rapid weight gain during the settlement and post arrival period; intervention for weight issues for those arriving overweight or obese.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 4 March 2020
Last updated: 19 March 2020
Finger food menu on the specialised dementia and delirium ward

Finger food menu on the specialised dementia and delirium ward

The introduction of finger foods will potentially: increase the opportunity to encourage or enable self-feeding; improve quality of life; increase oral intake and promote weight stabilization while in hospital; and improve the nutritional intake of patients admitted to the dementia and delirium ward.
Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital
Added: 18 February 2020
Last updated: 23 March 2020
Bread tags for wheelchairs

Bread tags for wheelchairs

Bread tags for wheelchairs is an initiative taking place at St George Hospital, aimed to encourage the separation of waste. The initiative contributes to the overall aim to completely eliminate desk rubbish bins at the hospital, so that staff are forced to separate all of their waste. Bread tags are recycled to fund wheelchairs in South Africa.
St George Hospital
Added: 18 February 2020
Last updated: 3 March 2020